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Hi friend! My name is Jessica, I am a newborn and family photographer based in Washington Dc. I find it an absolute honor to photograph you with your little ones. I adore baby toes and that unforgettable newborn smell. 

I have had several parents reach out to me wanting to photograph their newborns but are nervous in doing so due to Covid. Here are a few a options and safety precautions suggest when photographing your newborn. Outdoor session. I know this means you can’t take those “studio” poses but outdoor newborn sessions are truly […]


July 11, 2020

Safely Photographing Newborns During Covid

As a newwborn photographer, I am always looking for beautiful swaddles to take along with me to my newborn photo sessions. They also make lovely client gifts as well. You can buy just any swaddle either, they need to be a soft fabric for the baby’s skin and also stretch well for wrapping. My sister-in-law […]

Newborn, Photography Business

July 1, 2020

K&K Designs | Newborn Swaddles and Accessories

There are lots of babies being born over this time of staying at home. I wanted to put together a tutorial for you on how to pose your baby at home. It can look daunting to attempt this yourself without any practice but I believe in you and the importance of documenting this special time […]


May 8, 2020

How to Photograph your Newborn from Home

When it comes to photo sessions, deciding what to wear seams to be the most stressful and time consuming. I compiled a list of newborn clothes that I have been eyeing. They are the perfect combination of classic and cozy. I love anything neutral colored and linen. H&M has a wonderful selection right now! Enjoy […]


April 13, 2020

Favorite H&M Newborn Clothes |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

A Fresh48 session is a session at the hospital within the first 48 hours of the baby being earth side. The moments that happen during this time are a blur and I get the honor of freezing them for you so you can always look back on them and remember the day you family grew. […]


March 11, 2020

How to Prepare for a Fresh48 Newborn Session

This session was incredible! The newborn slept and the toddlers snuggled while Grandparents fussed and got anything I needed. It was everything I love about newborn sessions. Alison kept the color scheme simple which allows the children and personalities shine through even more. The girls love their little brother and I couldn’t be more happy […]


March 4, 2020

Welcoming Joseph |Potomac, MD Newborn Photographer

I can’t say enough about sweet, little Elise. She surprised her parents by arriving 5 weeks early. She is the tiniest baby I have photographed in a very long time. My swaddle wrapped around her little body several times. She lets the world know when she’s hungry, has the biggest yawn, and has the best […]


February 19, 2020

Welcoming Elise -Silver Spring, MD Newborn Photographer

Little Lena is well protected with 3 older brothers. They were so sweet with her and I love seeing the dynamic when a girl joins a troop of small boys. They snuggled on the couch for a few family photos and then we finished with Lena’s portraits and detail images. This is why I love […]


January 29, 2020

Welcoming Lena -Lifestyle Newborn Session in Washington, DC

This at-home newborn session was filled with so many smiles and snuggles. Little Arlo acted like he had done this before, just laying there letting me photograph him so peacefully. His parents were great too. They had the nursery and master bedroom all ready for us. The morning is my favorite time to photograph newborns […]


January 17, 2020

Welcoming Arlo | An at-home Newborn Session in Petworth, DC

This session was so much fun. Both parents were incredibly relaxed and both boys did great. We had to chuckled at their personalities. While one slept the entire time, the other one hardly shut his eyes. It amazed me the difference you can see even when they are still so small. My own mother said […]


January 13, 2020

Calvin and Carter |Washington, DC Twin Photographer

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